Assistant strength coach charged with DUIBy Rebecca Rakowitz | 01/29/2017 10:53pm
Josh Chapman, a former player and current assistant strength and conditioning coach for The University of Alabama football team, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Sunday morning.
According to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Chapman was arrested with bail set at $1000. The Tuscaloosa News reports that Chapman was booked at 4:32 a.m., and he was still in jail as of Sunday afternoon.
Chapman, 27, is a Birmingham native who played on the defensive line for the Crimson Tide from 2007-2011. In 2011, Chapman played on the national championship team and earned second-team All-SEC honors.
The following year, Chapman was drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He was eventually cut in 2015 after dealing with several injuries. Over his four seasons, he made 36 tackles, according to NFL.com.
He was hired by the Crimson Tide in early 2016.